Believing that all hopefuls should have a strong idea of what to wear before they step into their off-the-street audition (and because we're tired of seeing pink tube-tops in the early rounds) we compiled this style primer perfect for songstresses dreaming of Idol glory.
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So, whether you're one of the lucky few who's already working their way through the rounds this season, or a girl with stars in her eyes dreaming of next year, we've got your ideal Idol looks from audition to season finale for you inside our slideshow. Oh, and remember to vote for your favorite outfit, because casting a digital ballot for the best look automatically enters you to win a Mariah Carey by OPI liquid sand™ mini-pack. Beats Idol's 1-800 numbers, right?
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